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Listen to “Coping with Anxiety and Adult ADHD in the COVID-19 World” with Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.

Tune in to learn about the interplay between ADHD, emotional dysregulation, and anxiety (which has peaked for many these past months); coping strategies during these unprecedented times; and how to achieve a resilient mindset from J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.

Man looking out the window during social isolation.
Man looking out the window during social isolation.

Listen to “Coping with Anxiety and Adult ADHD in the COVID-19 World” with Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.

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Anxiety is ADHD’s most common comorbid condition. Research shows that emotional regulation difficulties play a central role in sparking anxiety in adults with ADHD.

Over the last four months, these challenges have felt overwhelming as we’ve worried about the global pandemic and how it might affect our lives and our families. Here, ADHD expert J. Russell Ramsay outlines how these worries affect ADHD symptoms and coping strategies during these unprecedented times, how to handle anxiety effectively, and how to push beyond our fears to achieve a resilient mindset. The bottom line: Adults with ADHD can develop skills to manage anxious feelings instead of allowing them to rule our lives. Here is how to get started.

Listener testimonials:

  • “Dr. Ramsay is an outstanding presenter. Even though I have heard him speak many times, I learn new things each time I listen, including today. Great choice of speakers!”
  • “Excellent speaker, very practical and real overview of anxiety in the context of COVID-19.”
  • “Thank you! Fantastic: concise, informative — very engaging!”
  • “What a great speaker! Thank you so much for your time, knowledge, actionable advice, and everything else!”

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on June 25, 2020. ADDitude thanks our sponsors for supporting our webinars. Sponsorship has no influence on speaker selection or webinar content.

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Updated on July 8, 2020

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